CUAI Welcome

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 // 0 Comments

This speech was prepared for the first meeting of the Columbia University Amnesty group, where I served as webmaster for one year. It was intended as an introduction to the [more...]

Summer Institute

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

I recently completed a paid internship at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society, which is based at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia [more...]

State of the Planet

Friday, March 28, 2008 // 0 Comments

Every year, there’s a conference organized by the earth institute called “State of the Planet”. It has (apparently) grown every year, and is a fairly big [more...]


Monday, February 18, 2008 // 0 Comments

New York Tonight saw the launch of “Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development”. It is the first student-run interdisciplinary journal of sustainable [more...]


Monday, December 31, 2007 // 0 Comments

I weathered the storm of the previous year and in some good company I was here found to welcome January without a fear My feet finally returned to solid ground from abstract [more...]

Some Final (Silly) Words

Monday, December 17, 2007 // 0 Comments

This poem was emailed to all the students in W4400 Dynamics of Climate Variability and Climate Change in the fall of 2007 during a particularly frustrating late night of [more...]

A Week in the Life

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 // 0 Comments

Photo Essay. A typical week in the life a a Columbia University graduate student. Let’s take a look at what life is like through the eye of my camera… in invite [more...]

Long-Awaited Update

Tuesday, September 11, 2007 // 0 Comments

I finally have some time to update all of my beloved fans of my progress. Actually, I’m siting in class right now and I’m very bored. The class is on probability. [more...]

Iguazu Falls to the End of the World

Sunday, May 27, 2007 // 0 Comments

A feeble attempt at capturing the enormity of the Iguazu Falls This one one of a series of travel emails I sent to friends and family who wished to follow my travels through [more...]


Friday, May 4, 2007 // 0 Comments

Asuncion Do you like apples? Well… I’m going to one, a big one! How do you like them apples? Fine print: After a long and nail-biting wait, I have been admitted [more...]